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I am a 42 year old woman that is about as happy and content as one person can be. My husband of 21 years and our 15 year old daughter live on five and a half acres out in the country. We moved from the city four years ago and never looked back. I homeschool our daughter. We also love our animals. Our daughter has a miniature horse and two rabbits. We also have a border collie, two cats (again), two pot belly pigs, four peafowl, three emus, 2 llamas and an undetermined number of chickens, lets just say ohhh about 200. I have many breeds, from layers to fancy chickens. I love poultry shows, I love fowl in general as I have come to find out through having more than just chickens. Chickens will always be my first love though. I do show some of my birds occasionally.

Wednesday, July 23, 2008

The Babies Are Hatching!


Those guinea eggs are now guinea keets! Here are some pictures. Dad standing close by and ever protective Mom.

I have been outside (MAN is it humid) putting up metal posts and stringing the black netting on the posts to give them a safe place. I am afraid the emus may stomp the babies if they see them running about.

They are SO CUTE!!!


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You can see in the last picture one is dry and one is wet...so some are still hatching. :)


kellygib1@hotmail.com said...

well how cool is that.... very exciting..great pictures.

nelishianatl said...

I'm glad to hear they hatched.  I was worried that maybe it'd been too long and they weren't fertile.  That is so good.  Some new babies at your house!

Those pictures are so gorgeous.  You could almost reach out and touch them.  


gen0507 said...

Awwww....they are so precious!!!  I hope they don't get out to where the emus will kill them.


robinngabster said...

Awwwww!  There is always a celebration of new life at your place...I like that!

plieck30 said...

Those babies are sooo cute. The only dealings I have had with guineas was when I went to a country store on pay day to buy groceries with my mama and daddy. Guinea would be in front of the store. Paula

madcobug said...

Those are so cute. I remember how they looked when I raised them. They sure chance their colors. Good idea to put the netting around them. Helen

breakaway1968 said...

Awww adorable!  

vfetui said...

OK, you can tell I am back reading journals now...sorry!  But what I want to say about your picture is...I only thought you had waited long enough from your last picture that you hair had grown and you had lightened it.  I would never have guessed that 10 years had passed!  Go girl!
Vicki in Birmingham

bojgill4375 said...

Are these what people call guinies? lol That is what we called them in Kansas and still do. My grandma had a bunch of them. One day about 10 years ago I heard all this commotion outside.  I went out and I had about 25 of them on my roof!!  I have no idea where they came from. At first I thought geese were outside. They did not leave my roof until they felt like leaving. Really strange. lol Babies are cute. Janie

wwfbison said...

They are so sweet....congratulations to the new parents (and you too!) on their successful hatch!!!  Awww, they are precious.

ally123130585918 said...

Kelly that is such good news ~ the babies are adorable ~ Ally x